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Friday, 30 October 2015

Cute Little Deer for Crafter's Companion.

Hello to everyone.  I would like to share a sweet Spectrum Noir Sparkle pen creation for Crafter's Companion IIDT.  This card features one of the cute co-ordinating stamps from the Forest Friends set. Such a sweetie and in the 'real' world full of sparkle and shine! For this card I used the sparkle markers on top of my Spectrum Noir alcohol markers.


List of materials used to make this card:
Stamp from Forest Friends stamp set.
Technique: Sparkle pen applied directly from pen over Spectrum Noir markers.
Spectrum Noir Sparkle pens: Spring -Summer 12pc: Moonlight.
Spectrum Noir Sparkle pens: Autumn-Winter 12pc: Harvest Moon, Crystal Clear.
Spectrum Noir markers used: TN2 TN4, EB2, EB4.
Background and die cut stars technique:
Spectrum Noir Sparkle markers applied to block and painted with water/brush to dilute sparkle medium
Spectrum Noir Sparkle pens Autumn-Winter: Aquamarine,Crystal Clear
Spectrum Noir markers used:  BG1, BT1, Blender pen.
Sentiment is a freebie from Crafter's Companion Inspiration Magazine
Stepper card base, ribbon and bling are all from my stash.


I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:
http://abcchristmaschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2015/10/v-is-for-very-cute.html
http://www.addictedtostamps-challenge.blogspot.com.au/2015/10/challenge-168-holiday-winners-post.html
http://craftygalscornerchallenges.blogspot.co.uk/2015/10/challenge-43-anything-goes.html
http://carabbiemomentsofcraft.blogspot.co.uk/2015/10/challenge-80-anything-goes.html
http://fabnfunkychallenges.blogspot.co.uk/2015/10/challenge-279-christmas.html



Image showing some of the glitter and sparkle created by the pens!

Thank you so much for taking the time to read this post and look at my card.



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Wednesday, 28 October 2015

Skating Santa for SCS Wednesday Sketch!


Hello to everyone.  Sharing my DT card for this weeks Sketch Challenge at Splitcoaststampers.   I really had fun with this great sketch and managed to incorporate various techniques.  The image used is Skating Santa from Eureka Stamps. I think I was given this stamp while on a previous DT.  Its such a cute Santa and so easy to colour.


Spectrum Noir markers used: FS2, CR5, CR8, DR5, BG2, IG1, IG2, IB2, GB2, Blender pen + 25, 28, 18, 117, 120.
Spectrum Noir sparkle marker detail: Red Berry and Crystal Clear.
Birds Cards free Sentiment
Nordic Chrismas Embossing Folder - Reindeer Parade - Crafter's Companion.  Folder was inked with
Distress Ink - Fired Earth
Poinsettia die
Wood grain DP distressed with Textures Wood Grain Crafter's Companion Embossing Folder
Crafter's Companion Kraft Card
Ribbon, beads and Christmas bling are all from my stash!
Frantage, Shabby White and Shaved Ice Flakes.


I would like to enter this card in the following challenges: 



So delighted that this card was included in the favorites of the w/e 1st Nov. '15.  Thank you so much!

Design team favourite badge

A DT Favoutire at A Snowflake Promise.

Thank you so much for taking the time to read this post and look at my card.



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Tuesday, 27 October 2015

Spectrum Noir Sparkle Markers - Floral


Hello to everyone.  Sharing a cute card featuring the new Spectrum Noir sparkle marker pens and one of the lovely new stamps!  These pens are full of bright pigment and fabulous glimmer and sparkle (see close up below).  They are a complete delight to work with, have a very fine nib and are great to use on their own, or over other colouring mediums. 



Technique used: Spectrum Sparkle marker applied directly to watercolour card, die cuts and kraft card embossed background. Small butterfly, sparkle marker applied directly to stamp.

List of materials used to make this card:
Spectrum Noir Sparkle Spring-Summer 12pc: Moonlight, Solar Red,Crystal Clear
Spectrum Noir Sparkle Autumn-Winter 12 pc: Red Berry, Holly Leaf, Harvest Moon.
Crafters Companion Watercolour Card.
Crafters Companion Kraft Card.
Floral image from coordinating stamps
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Crafters Companion Sara Signature Butterfly Lullaby Collection - Butterfly Corner 6x6 Embossing Folder.
Crafters Companion Sara Signature Butterfly Lullaby Collection - Fancy Flourishes Die.
Sentiment is a Crafter's Companion Magazine freebie.
Butterfly small stamp is from my stash.
Black crystals are from my stash.





A closer view to show some of the fabulous sparkle detail.


I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:

http://shoppingourstash.blogspot.co.uk/2015/10/sos-225-go-paperless.html
http://craftingfromtheheartchallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/2015/10/challenge-83.html
http://www.craftyourpassionchallenges.blogspot.co.uk/2015/10/challenge-285-always-anything-goes.html
http://lovetoscrapchallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/2015/10/ltscb-64-anything-goes.html
http://notjustcardschallenges.blogspot.co.uk/2015/10/challenge-25-october.html
http://useyourstuff.blogspot.co.uk/2015/10/challenge-197-die-cuts-andor-punches.html



Thank you so much for taking the time to read this post and look at my card.



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Sunday, 25 October 2015

Such a Christmas Cutie!

Hello to everyone.  I hope your weekend is going well.  I have been colouring most of today, such a lot of fun.  This card features the cute Fairy Twinkles, from Make it Crafty.    There is so much sparkle and twinkle on the card, that the camera has not captured.  The image is coloured using my Spectrum Noir pencils.



List of materials used to make this card: 
Image Fairy Twinkles - Make it Crafty
Spectrum Noir pencils used:
03, 05, 09, 14, 22, 25, 28, 32, 33, 37, 45, 47, 49, 88, 92, 102, 115, 119 120.

Kraft Card and DP from my stash.
Shaved Ice and Frantage detail.
Poinsettia is a Crafter's Companion die cut, this has been coloured.
Sentiment and candy are from my blog.

I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:
http://craftyfriendschallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/2015/10/challenge-17-use-your-favourite-colour.html - Christmas red!
http://asyoulikeitchallenge.blogspot.co.uk/2015/10/favourite-brights-or-pastels-why.html - Christmas brights, so festive and seasonal are my favourites.
http://crafty-girls-creations.blogspot.co.uk/2015/10/challenge-7.html
http://cutecardthursday.blogspot.co.uk/2015/10/challenge-396-anything-goes.html


Thank you so much for taking the time to read this post and look at my blog.



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Thursday, 22 October 2015

Let it Snow!

Hello to everyone. Is it just me, or does the week just vanish!  
This is my DT card for this weeks Sketch Challenge at Splitcoast Stampers
   I have rotated the sketch.




This card will also be my weekly DT card for Crafter's Companion IIDT and features lots of lovely Crafter's Companion products. No colouring from me for the card, but lots of stamping and embossing!

List of materials used to make this card:

Sheena Douglass A Little Bit Scenic A5 Stamp Set - Ornate Snowflakes Stamp

Papers from Crafter's Inspiration Magazine CD-ROM.
Centura Pearl card, Tsukineko Memento Wedding Dress Ink, embossing powder, Stampendous Frantage, ribbon and bling are all from my stash.

Thank you so much for taking the time to read this post and look at my blog.



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Wednesday, 21 October 2015

October Tutorial for Spectrum Noir.

Hello to everyone.  I hope this finds you well.  I would like to link this blog post to my October tutorial for Spectrum Noir.  This month I have looked, in a bit more detail, at colouring and adding detail to the face of an image. The link to the tutorial is here
  I hope you will find it useful. 
This beautiful image is Spirit of Hibiscus from Aurora Wings.

Spectrum Noir products used to make the project above are listed in the tutorial.
Other materials are Michele R Designs Papers - Shabby Vintage Rose Collection
Kraft card and shaped base.
Flowers, flower net ribbon,  leaves, pearls and frantage are from my stash.


I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:


Thank you so much for taking the time to read this post and look at my card.  I hope you find time to visit Spectrum Noir to view the details.

design team favourite

So delighted to be included in the Top 3!



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Sunday, 18 October 2015

Wraith Mae monochrome creation.

Hello to all.  My creation features a  halloween image from Some Odd Girl, coloured with my Spectrum Noir pencils.  She really is a monochrome beauty.  The card is shabby chic, using various papers from my stash.  The diagonal card layer is scored on the Big Score and coloured with Memento, London Fog, ink pad.


List of materials used ot make this card:
Spectrum Noir pencils as listed on the Spectrum Noir tutorial here.
Coredinations Card layers.
Crafter's Companion Big Score Board and Memento Ink - London Fog.
DP from my stash.
Rose die is from Spellbinders.  Leaf is from the Sara Signature Collection - Butterfly Lullaby- Fancy Flourishes.
Pearls are from my stash.



Thank you so much for taking the time to read this post and look at my blog.



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Friday, 16 October 2015

Autumnal Celebration.

Hello to all!  I am a little in love with this cute squirrel stamp from Sheena Douglass and thought I would use the autumnal season, as an excuse for colouring him again for Crafter's Companion IIDT.   The project is quite 3D with Mr Squirrel mounted on an acetate strip with all his winter spoils to store!



List of materials used to make this project:

Sheena Douglass Perfect Partners A6 Rubber Stamp Set - Little Acorn Stamp

Sheena Douglass A Little Bit Sketchy Stamp Set - Autumn Leaves Stamp

Spectrum Noir markers/pencils:
EB1, EB2, EB3, TN2, TN3, TN4, DG1, DG2, DG3, +  14, 21, 25, 45, 47, 91, 98, 102, 120.

Pebeo Gilding Wax Renaissance Gold

Squirrel and leaves images are all fussy cut.

Gold filigree mirri card, white card base, acetate and acorns from my stash.


So delighted that my card has been included in this weeks favorites on Splitcoaststampers!


Thank you so much for taking the time to read this post and look at my blog.



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Wednesday, 14 October 2015

In the pink for Wednesday Sketch Challenge SCS.

Hello to everyone.  Its time for the Splitcoast Stampers Wednesday Sketch Challenge.    This is my DT card, based on this weeks sketch.  I am really enjoying working to the sketch guidelines. 
 As its October and Breast Cancer Awareness month, I thought I would create a card in pink!  
This beauty is from A Day for Daisies.   She was so much fun to colour and you will find her here.


List of materials used to make this card:
Beautiful image as listed above.
Spectrum Noir markers/pencils used:
Skin:  FS2, FS4, FS6, CR4,  TN2, TN3, + 01, 09, 88. 92, 120.
Hair and clothes: BP1, BP3, BP5, CR3, + 32, 40, 42, 120.
Dog: BG1, BP3, BP5, + 120.
Base and shadow: BG2, BG3, 117, 120.
White gel pen.
Coredinations Card and white card base
Papers are Bo Bunny and Destinations from Crafter's Companion digital papers.
Pinky sparkle ribbon and pearl hearts.


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:


Thank you so much for taking the time to read this post and look at my blog.



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Sunday, 11 October 2015

Under the sea - mixed media project.

Hello to all.  My card share for today features a mixed media project.  I had loads of fun creating this one and got covered in paint and glitter.  
The background is painted using a layer of gesso and colour was introduced with my Spectrum Aqua markers.  
The image is a digi stamp from QKR Stampede - Sea Horse. 
Various stamps have been painted/stamped onto the project and coloured with paints, markers and pencils.



List of materials used to make this card:
Image as listed above.
Spectrum Aqua markers for background: Aquamarine, Teal, Kingfisher, Sea Green
Spectrum Noir markers/pencils for image and detail:  BT1, BT2, BT3, HB1, HB2, HB3, DG2, DG3, DG4, + 14, 45, 67, 71, 80, 120.
Crafter's Companion Watercolour Card.
Pebeo Gesso - white.
Centura Pearl layer with Crafter's Companion Textures - Hessian Folder and Pebeo gold Gilding Wax.
Blue netting and Stampendous frantage - Shabby White for further texture detail.

Crafters Companion Sara Signature Butterfly Lullaby Collection - Fancy Flourishes Die.

White gel pen.
Beads, shells, anchor charm and ribbon are from my stash.




I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:


So delighted that this card featured twice, as a Favorite of the w/e 10/18/15/ on Splitcoaststampers.


Thank you so much for taking the time to read this post and look at my blog.



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Friday, 9 October 2015

Design Team Spotlight.

Hello lovely people. What an exciting crafting week its been.  I have had so much fun!

Crafter's Companion are doing a series of features on the Design Team and this week its my turn to be in the spotlight.  If you want to have a look see you can find the article here.


This is one of my favourite card, which I coloured with my Spectrum Noir markers/pencils.

Thank you so much for your continued support and I hope you have a fabulous weekend!




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Wednesday, 7 October 2015

Merry and Bright for CCIIDT and some exciting DT news!

Hello to everyone.  I would like to share another sweet christmas creation for Crafter's Companion IIDT.  
This card features the lovely Merry and Bright image, Sheena Douglass, from the free CD-ROM in the recent edition of Crafter's Inspiration Magazine.  

I also have some exciting news to share. 
 I was honoured and delighted to be asked to join the Design Team for the Splitcoast Stampers  Wednesday Card Sketches Challenge, for a four month DT post.   This is my first DT card and I have kept it very CAS.
I look forward to being a bit more diciplined in my card creation, as I follow the sketch guidlines provided each week. 
 I hope you will join us!


List of materials used to make this card:
Die cut is another freebie from the magazine.
BG2, BG3, IG2, IG3, CR5, CR8, DR5, LY1, LY3, LG2, LG3, LG4, GT1, GT2, GT3, BT1, BT2, BT3, + 1, 17, 21, 25, 28, 31, 45, 47, 52, 65, 67, 72, 115, 117, 120.


So delighted my card was picked as a Splitcoast Stampers Weekly Favorite for w/e 10/11/15.


Thank you so much for taking the time to read this post and look at my card.



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Stiletto Style!

Hello to all.  Sharing a fun freehand sketch with Spectrum Noir metallic pencils to create this CAS project.  I love the shine and con...